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Dr Xiaoteng Liu

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Terence Liu 2Terence joined the Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University as a lecturer after 5 years holding postdoctoral research associate posts in Professor Keith Scott and Professor Paul Christensen’s groups at Newcastle University.

He studied metallurgy engineering from 2001 in Northeastern University, China. During the 3rd year, he was selected to join ‘3+2’ programme and received MEng (Hons) in Materials Science from Queen Mary, University of London. Terence’s PhD project ‘Design of electro-catalysts for direct methanol fuel cells’ was completed under a joint research program between Johnson Matthey Technology Centre (JMTC) and The Open University in 2010. During that time, he worked as a part-time researcher in the catalyst design team in JMTC. 

Campus Address

Room 302
Wynne Jones Building


  • Science PhD June 30 2011
  • Associate Member (AMRSC) Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2015

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Enhancing chloride ion penetration resistance into concrete by using graphene oxide reinforced waterborne epoxy coating, Zheng, W., Chen, W., Feng, T., Li, W., Liu, X., Dong, L., Fu, R. 3 Oct 2019, In: Progress in Organic Coatings
  • Mixed matrix membranes derived from nanoscale porous organic frameworks for permeable and selective CO2 separation, Yu, G., Li, Y., Wang, Z., Liu, T., Zhu, G., Zou, X. 2 Aug 2019, In: Journal of Membrane Science
  • Plasmonic Au nanoparticles supported on both sides of TiO2 hollow spheres for maximising photocatalytic activity under visible light, Lu, J., Lan, L., Liu, X., Wang, N., Fan, X. 25 Apr 2019, In: Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering
  • Poly(dimethylsilylene)diacetylene-Guided ZIF-Based Heterostructures for Full Ku-Band Electromagnetic Wave Absorption, Miao, P., Cheng, K., Li, H., Gu, J., Chen, K., Wang, S., Wang, D., Liu, T., XU, B., Kong, J. 23 Apr 2019, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  • Rhenium-functionalized covalent organic framework photocatalyst for efficient CO 2 reduction under visible light, Li, S., Meng, S., Zou, X., El-Roz, M., Telegeev, I., Thili, O., Liu, T., Zhu, G. 1 Sep 2019, In: Microporous and Mesoporous Materials
  • Silver Nanoparticle/Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Hybrid as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Medium, Guo, L., Xiang, L., Li, F., Liu, X., Xing, L., Li, D., Luo, Z., Luo, K. May 2019, In: ChemElectroChem
  • A High-Performance Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology Enabled by Mediating High-Concentration Methanol through Graphene Aerogel, Liu, T., Xi, J., Xu, B., Fang, B., Wang, Y., Bayati, M., Scott, K., Gao, C. 16 Oct 2018, In: Small Methods
  • Enhanced cycling stability of Li–O2 batteries by using a polyurethane/SiO2/glass fiber nanocomposite separator, Luo, K., Zhu, G., Zhao, Y., Luo, Z., Liu, X., Zhang, K., Li, Y., Scott, K. 7 May 2018, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry A
  • T-Nb2O5 nanoparticle enabled pseudocapacitance with a fast Li-ion intercalation, Liu, T., Wei, J., Wang, S., Xu, B., Long, D., Chen, F. 7 Aug 2018, In: Nanoscale
  • A Study on CO2 Decomposition to CO and O2 by the Combination of Catalysis and Dielectric-Barrier Discharges at Low Temperatures and Ambient Pressure, Zhang, K., Zhang, G., Liu, X., Phan, A., Luo, K. 29 Mar 2017, In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

PGR Supervision

  • Hanhui Lei Start: 01/10/2019
  • Yucheng Wang Start: 01/06/2017


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